Education

Miss Teen African American Scholarship Foundation Inc

  • Charlotte, NC

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

MISS TEEN AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION OPERATES FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATING, EMPOWERING AND ENCOURAGING TEENAGED WOMEN OF AFRICAN DESCENT TO ENTER A DIVERSE, MULTICULTURAL WORLD WITH AN UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO GREATNESS. WE ACHIEVE THIS GOAL BY EQUIPPING THEM WITH LIFE SKILLS NECESSARY TO BE PERSONALLY, SOCIALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY SUCCESSFUL.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

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Mr. Keith J Cobbin

Keywords

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Scholarships, African American, College,

EIN

20-2899545

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

This program is a preparatory course in personal development. For 6 months, participants will be educated on both technical and practical life enhancing skills through the use of written materials, participation in enrichment sessions and hours of hands-on training. The program is designed to equip them with a defined sense of self and purpose that leads to a more disciplined and courageous life. The state queens will train in ten areas of the development program prior to the competition. The other ten areas will be covered during the two week national competition. The ten life skills to be covered prior to the competition are as follows: 1. Self Esteem 2. Fitness & Exercise 3.Etiquette 4. Volunteerism 5. Entrepreneurship 6. Financial Literacy 7. Nutrition & Health 8. Africana Women Studies 9. College Admissions 10. Talents *Development materials for these pre-competition skills are mailed monthly. The ten life skills to be covered during the national competition are as follows: 1. Interviewing 2. Public Speaking 3. Walking/Sitting/Standing 4. Poise & Presentation 5. Feminine Hygiene 6. Hair & Make-Up 7. Fashion & Style 8. Government & Politics 9. Career Exploration 10. Spirituality Our objective is to assist teenaged women in their growth and development during this very crucial point of change.

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Operations

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Miss Teen African American Scholarship Foundation Inc

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Principal Officer

Mr. Keith J Cobbin

BIO

Keith J. Cobbin, President/Chief Executive Officer B.S. Degree in Business Management from Central State University, Wilberforce OH Approved Financial Advisor, A+ Rating awarded by the National Ethics Bureau, Certified Estate Planner 2006 Inductee into Empire Who's Who Among America's Executives and Professionals Memeber of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Charlotte Chapter Member of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

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